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bloomer

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noun bloom·er \ ˈblü-mər \

Definition of bloomer

1 :a plant that blooms
2 :a person who reaches full competence or maturity
  • he was a late bloomer as a writer
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[blooming]
:a stupid blunder

First Known Use of bloomer

1727


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bloomer

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noun bloo·mer \ ˈblü-mər \

Definition of bloomer

1 :a costume for women consisting of a skirt over long loose trousers gathered closely about the ankles
2 bloomers plural
a :full loose trousers gathered at the knee formerly worn by women for athletics
b :underpants of similar design worn chiefly by girls and women

Origin and Etymology of bloomer

Amelia Bloomer


Bloomer

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biographical name Bloom·er \ ˈblü-mər \

Definition of Bloomer

Amelia 1818–1894 née Jenks American reformer


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